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In his 1992 BYU devotional “Jesus the Christ—Our Master and More,” Elder Russell M. Nelson focused on the names of Christ and their meanings. Take a few minutes now to prepare for October general conference by watching this new video that honors and celebrates the Savior’s influence and sacred roles in our lives.
BYU president Kevin J Worthen walks across a circular stage with a prominent campus medallion. Images of trees and Y Mountain are displayed on large screens behind him.

In the first devotional of the semester (on a new circular stage), President Kevin J Worthen and Sister Peggy S. Worthen welcomed students back to campus with messages of maintaining faith and hope during challenging times. Read a recap or view their latest speeches: watch here for President Worthen and here for Sister Worthen. Here are all of the BYU devotionals lined up for fall semester.

BYU Store 2020 Gameday Tee $9.99 Shop Now. Image shows 5 students wearing the new royal blue shirts with BYU sailor cougar and fight song graphic.
The football coaches from Navy and BYU, both wearing masks, stand in the middle of a football field, chatting.
Two weeks ago BYU began its season with gusto, beating Navy 55-3. Go back and revisit the great plays with colorful commentary by Greg Wrubell. Then check out even more highlights of the trip to Annapolis in a photo essay. While the game with Army has been postponed, BYU has added a game with LA Tech on Oct. 2.
Channing Voyles in medical scrubs adjusts her phone. Text says Yes, I see COVID patients every day. I might not take care of them every time I work, but there are always 1 or 2 on the unit. It’s like a new normal.

We are all eager for the time when we will no longer worry about the dangers of the coronavirus. When will that time come? In this video, BYU microbiology and molecular biology experts share the science behind herd immunity, the role of vaccines in achieving it, and the things to do to stay safe in the meantime.

A ballot is placed in a blue postal service bin.
1. Learn ways to improve your family’s financial health. 2. Get inspired by alumni reaching out to safely serve in their communities. 3. Follow this alumna’s lead and call your mom.
Whittni Orton and Anna Camp-Bennett hold up basketballs at the BYU track, Y mountain in the background.
Earlier this month BYU track and cross country athletes Whittni Orton (right) and Anna Camp-Bennett (left) both broke the women’s world record for the fastest mile run while dribbling a basketball.
The six members of the Nielson family mill around the kitchen, busy baking and doing work on a phone and laptop.
Are you a diehard Vocal Point fan? Vote for them in this year’s NCPA A Cappella Championships! Out of more than 160 groups, Vocal Point landed in the top 32. Round one of voting begins on Sept. 21, so bookmark this link. Until then, listen to VP’s submission, “Circle of Life,” from Disney’s The Lion King and other hits on their “Inspirational and Spiritual” YouTube playlist.
A BYU student programmer in a plaid shirt sitting at a computer has his hands raised as if lifting a baby.
“We will never be alone so long as we know how to pray.” Meet Brent Standley, a student data analyst. In this video, learn about his work on BYU Speeches and how reading a talk by Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin during a time of uncertainty strengthened his testimony of prayer.
Four different views of people working out in their offices.
Feeling more sedentary with the restrictions of COVID-19? No matter your job or location, get your blood flowing and embrace the personal and professional benefits of staying active. You can start with hydrating and stretching; then remember to stand at least once an hour; if you’re daring, you might even freak out your coworkers (or pets) by dancing a modified Zumba routine. See more creative deskercising possibilities in the latest issue of BYU’s Marriott Alumni Magazine.
QB Zach Wilson in street clothes at the football stadium. Text says Deep Blue.
Broadway superstar Lea Salonga made a triumphant return to her birth city of Manila, Philippines, performing her most famous solos with the BYU Chamber Orchestra. This collaboration recently received the 2020 BroadwayWorld Album Award for Best New EP/Solo Release, with competition from stars like Ben Platt of Dear Evan Hansen, Leslie Odom Jr. of Hamilton, and Kristin Chenoweth. Don’t miss “On My Own” from Les Miserables, recorded during the 2017 concert tour.
A BYU football player wearing number 4 poses in front of blue number 4. Text says Go Cougs! Only 4 Days until the BYU football season opener Monday Sept. 7 vs. Navy.
The U.S. News national college rankings are out. And BYU showed up on several lists: The accounting program is No. 2; grads with least debt: No. 7; best value universities: No. 11; undergraduate business program: No. 38; and best universities for undergrad teaching: No. 55.
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